police officer in the baltimore for 33 years, for that, he was a marine. today, he was honored. >> one of the first african- americans in the marine corps between 1942-1949, and 20,000 african-american marines were trained at monfort. n.c.. last month, they were honored with a congressional gold medal. today, one of those honored brought his model to the baltimore city police department. >> i want to thank you for all of you done for baltimore city and the united states of america. [applause] >> his friends and fellow officers were here today to say thank you. >> it is a great story.